Proposals for papers, panels, and roundtables are now being accepted for the Area, “Arab Culture in the U.S.” In addition to academic presentations, artists (e.g., poets, musicians, and dancers) are welcome to perform their work.
Here is a possible but not exhaustive list of topics – other themes/topics are encouraged:
-Arabs in American media
-Arab film in the U.S.
-Arab drama, poetry, and prose in the U.S.
-Arab music and dance in the U.S.
-Arab immigration to the U.S.
-Arab political, religious, ethnic, linguistic, and sexual identity in the U.S.
To submit a proposal of 250 words (beginning July 1, 2013), visit this link:
You will be asked to log in or create a new account if you haven’t used this database before. Panel ideas should include one proposal of 200 words describing the panel and indicating which authors and proposals are to be included on this panel. Proposal authors must each create an account and submit their own proposals at the link provided above.
Graduate students are particularly encouraged to participate in the conference. Several awards are available to them. For more info on that, click here:
More info regarding the conference (listing of all areas, registration, hotel, travel, etc.) can be found at the conference website.
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